Your immune system needs your help in protecting the body from viruses, from keeping a healthy diet to getting plenty of sleep and keeping your stress levels low. Photo: Getty Images
Your immune system needs your help in protecting the body from viruses, from keeping a healthy diet to getting plenty of sleep and keeping your stress levels low. Photo: Getty Images
Wellness

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What is the immune system and how do you strengthen it? Expert tips on boosting your defences

  • Your immune system needs your support to protect your body. This includes things like maintaining a healthy diet, exercise, getting enough sleep and not smoking
  • A strong immune system might stop us from contracting, or minimise, a cold or Covid-19 – it may even help us when we face diseases such as cancer or dementia

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Your immune system needs your help in protecting the body from viruses, from keeping a healthy diet to getting plenty of sleep and keeping your stress levels low. Photo: Getty Images
Your immune system needs your help in protecting the body from viruses, from keeping a healthy diet to getting plenty of sleep and keeping your stress levels low. Photo: Getty Images
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